March 26, 2007
To demonstrate flaws of SAT writing test, MIT professor coached student on how to get a good score on a lousy essay -- and pulled it off.
March 23, 2007
U.S. proposes regulatory changes that could force agencies to set minimum standards for colleges on student learning.
March 19, 2007
Just days after move by Hamilton, another liberal arts college challenges conventional wisdom on aid policy.
March 16, 2007
Hamilton announces it will end all "merit" awards -- as other colleges shift in that direction.
March 12, 2007
Sarah Lawrence president fires salvo at magazine as other presidents circulate letter outlining new tactics against rankings.
March 9, 2007
New novel satirizes the college admissions crunch.
March 7, 2007
Reports about flagging U.S. competitiveness are about as common as college presidents quoting The World Is Flat or politicians worrying about jobs being transported to China or India.
March 6, 2007
Common Application abandons plan to include pending actions in its disciplinary question for applicants and counselors.
March 2, 2007
Oregon State model may avoid legal pitfalls -- while improving both diversity and retention.
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